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‘Gayby Baby’ team reunite to create ‘Wrestle!’, a new children’s book

‘Gayby Baby’ team reunite to create ‘Wrestle!’, a new children’s book

When Gayby Baby, a feature documentary from director Maya Newell and producer Charlotte Mars came out in 2015 it got a lot of attention. In the midst of the debates about marriage equality and the Safe Schools program the film showed the very normal lives of same-sex couples and their children – and took on the critics […]

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Director Maya Newell talks about ‘Gayby Baby’

‘Gayby Baby’ is probably a phrase you have been hearing a lot these past few weeks. An Australian documentary with a focus on children of same-sex parents has made international news when NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli banned the film from being screened at a Sydney high school. Director Maya Newell, the daughter of two […]

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The Age editorial supports Gayby Baby, GLBTQI community

The Age editorial supports Gayby Baby, GLBTQI community

Victorian newspaper The Age has eviscerated the decision by the NSW government to ban schools from screening gay parenting documentary ‘Gayby Baby’ in an editorial expressing support for same-sex parents and the LGBTIQ community. The Age warns of the dangers of censoring films such as ‘Gayby Baby’ in schools. “There are clearly still far too […]

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Protesters install rainbow road outside Daily Telegraph offices

Protesters install rainbow road outside Daily Telegraph offices

Protesters in Sydney have rallied outside the offices of the Daily Telegraph in response to last week’s controversial ‘Gayby Baby’ cover spread. An organisation known as Community Action Against Homophobes sent a call to arms through Facebook urging concerned citizens to congregate outside of the offices of the Murdoch-owned newspaper. Protestors took to the streets, […]

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NSW cinema offer cheap screenings of Gayby Baby in response to ban

NSW cinema offer cheap screenings of Gayby Baby in response to ban

In the wake of furore over the NSW Government’s decision to ban a local high school from screening same-sex parenting documentary ‘Gayby Baby’, a local cinema is offering discount tickets to students who wish to see the film. NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli instructed Burwood Girls High School not to screen the documentary directed by […]

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Those outraged by the film ‘Gayby Baby’ should watch it

Those outraged by the film ‘Gayby Baby’ should watch it

Today the Daily Telegraph  launched a full on assault on a Sydney school that had proposed screening of new Australian documentary ‘Gayby Baby’. Dedicating its front page to condemn the school’s principal and publishing a cartoon of a child being doused in rainbows, while inside columnist Piers Akerman labels LGBTIQ Australians and their families as […]

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Gayby Baby school screening stirs debate

Gayby Baby school screening stirs debate

A New South Wales high school has been instructed to delay a screening of a same-sex parenting documentary amidst reports of community backlash. Burwood Girls High School were scheduled to watch Australian documentary Gayby Baby this Friday until the Department of Education handed down orders from the NSW Government to screen the film outside of […]

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